The Scarlet Knights are now part of one of the most competitive NCAA Division I conferences... the "BIG TEN". Other teams in the Big 10 include University of Illinois @ Urbana Champaign Fighting Illini; Indiana University Hoosiers; University of Iowa Hawkeyes, University of Maryland Terrapins; University of Michigan Wolverines; Michigan State University Spartans; University of Minnesota Golden Gophers; University of Lincoln Cornhuskers, Northwest University Wildcats; Ohio State Buckeyes; Penn State Nittany Lions; Perdue Boilermakers and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. As you can see the competition in this conference is tremendous.